Product Management Blog Retrospective

The Product Coalition

What I Learned from a Year of Product Management Blogging. Write your Passion There are many reasons why people start writing blogs. In my blog, this was not the case. I started writing a blog about a year ago in order to express my thoughts. Pick a Theme There are many blogs on product management and many of them I follow. I decided to focus on the soft side of product management. I try to bring these aspects into the blog.

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Welcome to PMLesson's Blog!

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

How do great product managers break into the industry for the first time? At PMLesson, we're dedicated to providing a wealth of information helping aspiring product managers land their dream job. Introducing: PMLesson's Blog. Path to PM Series : How did great product managers get their first PM job? That's why we're also eager to solicit potential blog ideas from the community. Submit blog requests to submissions@pmlesson.com.

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We killed the blog. We hope you like it.

Inside Intercom

While other parts of our website had evolved to reflect those new realities the blog remained a relatively basic WordPress setup. Time to kill the blog. The most successful blogs are usually very personal and tied to a particular worldview or area of expertise. The blog is dead.

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Guest Blog: Customer Service in Retail – Infographic

Mironov Consulting

If mistakes are made, and there will always be customer service missteps along the way, it’s vital that the management and staff learn from the mistakes. Roleplaying is a great way to train staff, but management might even consider a third party to come in to cover some training at the onset.

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The 5 Levels of Analytics Maturity

1User Demands Are Ever-Changing… Any product manager knows the disruptive nature of innovation –. with manageable, predictible increments of effort MORE VALUE M OR E. For example, a sales manager. manager can compare a claim against similar claims within the.

5 Killer Blog Posts on Products and Product Management

Craft.io

It’s even harder to find truly valuable blog content for product managers. He outlines the most important elements in the publishing process, makes sense of CPM vs. CPA and generally teaches product managers to think like advertisers.

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Want to hire great designers? Start a blog.

Inside Intercom

A few years ago I came out of a meeting with my product manager where we talked about the next feature we should build. We’ve found that our blog is one of the most effective ways to attract great people. By writing a blog that’s aimed at other startups and designers we can talk about our mission, our values and our process to help readers get an inside look into what it’s like to work with us. Start a blog.

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280 Group’s Top Product Management Blog Posts of 2018

280 Group

Our Product Management and Product Marketing blog has been sharing content and engaging readers for over a decade. Video interview with Senior Consultant/Trainer, Tom Evans, Product Management and Product Marketing expert. Video] 3 Secrets to Successful Product Management.

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Customer Success Blog Posts and Webinars You Can’t Live Without

Gainsight

Before you say, “ thank u, next ” to 2018, check out Gainsight’s top blog posts, webinars, and resources of 2018. Top 5 Customer Success Blog Posts of 2018. Click here to read the blog. Click here to read the blog. This blog post covers the six metrics every Customer Success professional needs to know. Click here to read the blog. This blog post will go into why your customers are churning and how you can use Customer Success to stop them.

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The Three Stages of Product Management Maturity

Proficientz – Product Management University

Consider the following three stages of product management maturity and the skills your team needs to become proficient in each stage. Continuity is the key to developing your team through each stage, and a common product management framework is the key to continuity.

B2B Product Manager Magazine June 2019

Proficientz – Product Management University

The B2B Product Manager Magazine June 2019 is now available. This month we contrast the differences between structuring your product management function for product success vs. customer success. We’re also celebrating graduation month here at Product Management University.

B2B Product Manager Magazine April 2019

Proficientz – Product Management University

The B2B Product Manager Magazine April 2019 is now available. If your perception of portfolio management is that it’s more advanced or involved than traditional product management, it may be time to reconsider. Blog: High-Octane Product Management.

How to Get More Product Management From Your Product Managers

Proficientz – Product Management University

The same philosophy applies to the product management function. Here are three steps to help you get more product management from your product managers. Create a product line manager or portfolio manager position responsible for the direction of all eight products.

B2B Product Manager Magazine December 2018

Proficientz – Product Management University

The B2B Product Manager Magazine December 2018 is now available. If that theme resonates, a portfolio approach to managing, marketing and selling your products is the key to success. Blog: High-Octane Product Management. Product Management Playbook.

B2B Product Manager Magazine November 2018

Proficientz – Product Management University

The B2B Product Manager Magazine November 2018 is now available. As Proficientz begins year 18, our customer success framework for managing, marketing and selling solutions is still the only one of its kind. Blog: High-Octane Product Management.

Portfolio Product Management: The Up Side You Didn’t Consider (Video)

Proficientz – Product Management University

Portfolio product management defies conventional product management wisdom. View the short video to see how portfolio product management gives you an up side that you may not be considering. Product Management 2.0, The Maturation of B2B Product Management.

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Structuring Product Management for Customer Success vs. Product Success (Video)

Proficientz – Product Management University

Structuring product management for customer success versus product success boils down to one key difference. If structuring product management for customer success is one of your top priorities, there’s only one place where you can learn how to operationalize it, and that’s Proficientz.

Transition Into Product Management From a Technical Role

Proficientz – Product Management University

The transition into product management from a technical role is one of the most difficult. If you’re a BA, technical product manager, engineer or developer with product manager aspirations, make the move in two smaller steps instead of one big leap.

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How to Evaluate and Create Great Product Management Teams

280 Group

In fact, Product Managers are more likely to have meetings with folks outside of product management as inside it. As Product Managers, here are examples of meetings where we all wander in to address a topic. So, what distinguishes great product management teams from so-so teams?

Pursuing a Product Management Career: The #1 Skill

Proficientz – Product Management University

There are many skills that are important for success in a product management career, but there’s one that stands head and shoulders above all the rest. Let’s start with the ultimate goal of a product manager. Start Your Product Management Career Today.

Product Manager Job Description for B2B

Proficientz – Product Management University

This product manager job description is written specifically for B2B. What makes the product manager role unique in B2B? There are two key differences between a traditional text book product manager and a B2B product manager. A traditional product manager focuses primarily on the needs of users and the success of product itself. Product Manager Job Description. Product Management Responsibilities. Account manager.

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How Product Managers Get Promoted

Sequent Learning

The post How Product Managers Get Promoted appeared first on Sequent Learning Networks. BLOG FEATURED PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

Building a Stronger Product Management Organization: A Different Take on “Team”

Proficientz – Product Management University

As product management goes, so goes the rest of the organization. Here’s a different take on the team aspect of product management and how it strengthens the product management organization along with marketing, sales and customer on-boarding teams.

Product Management Rockstars

The Product Bistro

I read a post today by Tom Leung on his blog, “Always be Shipping” that got me thinking. The premise of the posting was that only superstars need to apply. As someone in my earlier days who viewed himself with many of the qualities that are being sought, and to a large degree still lives […]. PM Tales essentials

Persuasion Tips For Product Managers

The Secret PM Handbook

I’ve been doing product management a long time, and over time my presentation skills have just naturally gotten more polished. In addition, I have been doing product management for years and I wrote a book on it.

A New Focus On Product Management Opportunity

The Secret PM Handbook

This blog has been going for a long long time. It started as a site to share ideas and lessons I’ve learned in my career as a product manager for enterprise software products. And it raised a question: could I make the blog more valuable to you? Product Management

Amazon Product Managers Prepare For War With Walmart Product Managers

The Accidental Product Manager

The product managers at Amazon are going to have to sharpen their skills and review their product development definition in order to go into battle with the product managers at Walmart. The Amazon product managers are locked in a battle over faster shipping speeds with Walmart.

What Is Product Management?

Sequent Learning

The post What Is Product Management? BLOG FEATURED PRODUCT MANAGEMENTappeared first on Sequent Learning Networks.

The Global Benchmark Survey: Product Management Skills – Initial Insights

280 Group

Late last year, 280 Group conducted its most ambitious and comprehensive survey to date, to learn more about the skill levels of product managers across the globe. We invited over 30,000 product managers to participate, and received nearly 4,000 responses. Product Management

Product Management vs Project Management (updated)

Sequent Learning

Recently, a product manager lamented that he was stuck […]. The post Product Management vs Project Management (updated) appeared first on Sequent Learning Networks. BLOG PRODUCT MANAGEMENT Steven Haines

Product Management is Culture Management

Mind the Product

Or “ How to Manage Software Development in Teams who Think Nothing Like you “ Product management has two diversity problems. And then there’s me, their Russian product manager who was born in Poland, raised in Russia, and then studied in Japan.

3 Critical Skills Preventing You From Becoming a Great Product Manager

280 Group

However, when it comes to a career in Product Management, just focusing on strengths is not going to cut it. Product managers must think strategically about their skill sets and address their weakest areas to give their products the best chance of success. This article will focus on the three weakest skill areas 280 Group uncovered across over 1650 product managers in our Product Management Skills – Benchmark Report : Competitive Analysis , Pricing , and End of Life.

Hiring the Right Product Manager

Proficientz – Product Management University

When it comes to hiring the right product manager, there’s no foolproof technique. Product management positions are among the toughest to fill due to the broad range of skills and experience that make for success in any given environment. A successful product manager in one organization doesn’t always translate to a successful product manager in another organization because the circumstances may be very different. The Situational Product Management Interview.

A New Focus On Product Management Opportunity

The Secret PM Handbook

This blog has been going for a long long time. It started as a site to share ideas and lessons I’ve learned in my career as a product manager for enterprise software products. And it raised a question: could I make the blog more valuable to you? Product Management

A New Focus On Product Management Opportunity

The Secret PM Handbook

This blog has been going for a long long time. It started as a site to share ideas and lessons I’ve learned in my career as a product manager for enterprise software products. And it raised a question: could I make the blog more valuable to you? Product Management

Announcing The Secret Product Manager Handbook

The Secret PM Handbook

I’m excited to announce The Secret Product Manager Handbook is available for pre-order ! When I started in product management, there were no classes, books, or online resources for product managers. Readers of this blog have seen this before, of course.).

Feature prioritization in product management: the key to building products that sell

Product Management Unpacked

There are many methodologies for feature prioritization in product management. If you are a product manager dealing with this, beware that one size doesn’t fit all. Product feature prioritization is one of the most difficult parts of a product manager’s job.

Product Management Responsibilities: Eventually, It’s About Products

Proficientz – Product Management University

Product management responsibilities look completely different if you view them through the lens of the customer. For solution providers though, products are the basis for all things revenue and that can cloud the true objective of a product management function and how it operates. Success in product management and product marketing is first and foremost about understanding what your target customers want to accomplish and why it’s a priority.

Mental Models for Product Managers – Part 2

The Secret PM Handbook

In this part we dive into what you really came here for – product management-specific mental models. Why are product management-related mental models different? We have some great mental models in product management. So, there will be more coming in future blog posts.

Why Product Managers Become Practice Managers in an Agile Environment

Proficientz – Product Management University

If you’re a product manager, how fun would it be if you actually got to steer the product ship as outlined in your job description! Incorporate these responsibilities into your next agile product manager job description and have fun doing product management the way it was meant to be! There are two common scenarios that product management teams face when making the shift from waterfall to Agile development. Becoming a Practice Manager.

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